Real Estate|My Neighbor Took a City Pigeon as a Pet.My neighbor has taken in a city pigeon as a pet.
Payouts by pet insurers hit a record £785m in 2018, even though the number of claims submitted fell, according to the industry trade body.The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said this was down to the higher cost of increasingly sophisticated medical care.
BANGKOK (AP) — A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.A worker on the rig belonging to Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Vitisak Payalaw, said on his Facebook page that they saw the dog swimming toward the platform last Friday.
CreditArash Khamooshi for The New York TimesThat last statement is a matter of debate these days in Tehran.This week Teddy and all other dogs in Iran were front and center in Iran’s nearly 40-year long battle against Western influences when Tehran’s police chief, Brig.
We asked our readers to submit photos of their dogs, cats and even birds dressed in fancy wedding fashion.We couldn’t imagine our wedding day without him.
Europe|Debt Collector Seizes Family’s Prized Pug and Sells It on eBayImageEdda the pug this month in Duesseldorf, Germany.The collector considered other items, but finally settled on a prized female pug named Edda and seized the dog — which the city then sold on eBay for 750 euros — roughly $850.
How to Rescue a Cat From a TreeTipImageCreditCreditIllustration by Radio“Firefighters probably won’t help,” says Dan Kraus, an arborist from Everett, Wash.Give the cat at least 24 hours to dismount on its own before going up after it.
Contemplating the prospect of leaving Rocket alone, outside his dog crate, was nerve-racking.One thing I discovered immediately is that they’re highly addictive; it was hard to resist constantly spying on the dog, though he spent most of the time sleeping on the sofa.
ImageGertrude, an English bulldog, at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Manhattan on Monday.ImageKeeper, a German shepherd, rode a shuttle to the Westminster Dog Show on Monday.
Business|Martha Stewart Will Advise Cannabis Grower on Products for Humans and PetsImageMartha Stewart has teamed up with a Canadian company that makes CBD-infused products.But Martha Stewart, who built an empire as the doyenne of domesticity, has teamed up with a Canadian cannabis company to create and promote a new line of hemp-based CBD products.
ImageTatiana Vazquez, the manager of Petland Discounts in Park Slope, offering treats to a dog named Winnie.CreditCreditDave Sanders for The New York Times[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.
A new law in the state requires pet stores to sell only rescue animals.CreditCreditJason Henry for The New York TimesCalifornia this week became the first state in the nation to bar pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits unless they come from animal shelters or rescue groups.
Robert Hunter, director of insurance with the Consumer Federation of America, said pet owners should bring a healthy skepticism when shopping for pet insurance.Rob Jackson, chief executive of Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, said insurance could protect against budget-busting events costing thousands of dollars.
Making End of Life Decisions for Pets
To help pet owners make decisions about end of life care, a veterinarian developed a decision tool based on seven indicators.By GRAY CHAPMAN
Wire Fox Terrier Wins Dog Show
King, a wire fox terrier, won best in show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday.
“We can all relate to an animal who’s just focused on eating and rummaging through trash.In their 2013 anthology of essays, the anthrozoologists Kelsi Nagy and Phillip David Johnson II called them “trash animals” — a caste of animals deemed largely worthless and vulgar.
Making End of Life Decisions for Pets
To help pet owners make decisions about end of life care, a veterinarian developed a decision tool based on seven indicators.HOLSON
Debt Collector Seizes Family’s Prized Pug and Sells It on eBay
When a German family fell behind on bills, a debt collector seized their pet dog.
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Media captionStranded dog rescued from mountain
A helicopter crew on a training exercise in the Cairngorms has rescued a small dog missing for 48 hours in bad weather.On Wednesday, Inverness Coastguard helicopter crew spotted the dog on a narrow ledge above a 60m (200ft) vertical drop.
7kg (17lb) when she first arrived at Woodside Sanctuary in Plymouth, Devon, as a stray.The tubby tabby, dubbed "Britain's fattest cat", has since slimmed to 5.